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In New York, a diverse, new group works the soil

Farmers weed and transplant crops at Amber Waves Farm in Amagansett, New York, U.S., July 11, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris

Farmers weed and transplant crops at Amber Waves Farm in Amagansett, New York, U.S., July 11, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris

Farmers weed and transplant crops at Amber Waves Farm in Amagansett, New York, U.S., July 11, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris
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Amanda Merrow, co-founder of Amber Waves Farm, weeds and transplants crops on the farm in Amagansett, New York, U.S., July 11, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris

Amanda Merrow, co-founder of Amber Waves Farm, weeds and transplants crops on the farm in Amagansett, New York, U.S., July 11, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris

Amanda Merrow, co-founder of Amber Waves Farm, weeds and transplants crops on the farm in Amagansett, New York, U.S., July 11, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris
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Layton Guenther, director of Quail Hill Farm, moves irrigation pipe in Amagansett, New York, U.S., July 20, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris

Layton Guenther, director of Quail Hill Farm, moves irrigation pipe in Amagansett, New York, U.S., July 20, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris

Layton Guenther, director of Quail Hill Farm, moves irrigation pipe in Amagansett, New York, U.S., July 20, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris
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Farmers weed and transplant crops at Amber Waves Farm in Amagansett, New York, U.S. July 11, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris

Farmers weed and transplant crops at Amber Waves Farm in Amagansett, New York, U.S. July 11, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris

Farmers weed and transplant crops at Amber Waves Farm in Amagansett, New York, U.S. July 11, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris
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Layton Guenther, director of Quail Hill Farm, checks the sky for coming rain in Amagansett, New York, U.S., July 19, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris

Layton Guenther, director of Quail Hill Farm, checks the sky for coming rain in Amagansett, New York, U.S., July 19, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris

Layton Guenther, director of Quail Hill Farm, checks the sky for coming rain in Amagansett, New York, U.S., July 19, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris
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A sign is seen at Amber Waves Farm in Amagansett, New York, U.S.,  July 11, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris

A sign is seen at Amber Waves Farm in Amagansett, New York, U.S., July 11, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris

A sign is seen at Amber Waves Farm in Amagansett, New York, U.S., July 11, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris
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Layton Guenther, director of Quail Hill Farm, plows the fields in Amagansett, New York, U.S., July 19, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris

Layton Guenther, director of Quail Hill Farm, plows the fields in Amagansett, New York, U.S., July 19, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris

Layton Guenther, director of Quail Hill Farm, plows the fields in Amagansett, New York, U.S., July 19, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris
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Farmer Isabel Milligan drives a tractor as she weeds and transplants crops on the farm in Amagansett, New York, U.S., July 11, 2019. Picture taken July 11, 2019.   REUTERS/Lindsay Morris

Farmer Isabel Milligan drives a tractor as she weeds and transplants crops on the farm in Amagansett, New York, U.S., July 11, 2019. Picture taken July 11, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris

Farmer Isabel Milligan drives a tractor as she weeds and transplants crops on the farm in Amagansett, New York, U.S., July 11, 2019. Picture taken July 11, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris
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Quail Hill farmer Layton Guenther prepares before the day's farm work in Amagansett, New York, U.S., July 9, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris

Quail Hill farmer Layton Guenther prepares before the day's farm work in Amagansett, New York, U.S., July 9, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris

Quail Hill farmer Layton Guenther prepares before the day's farm work in Amagansett, New York, U.S., July 9, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris
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Layton Guenther (R), director of Quail Hill Farm, gathers with other farmers for a potluck dinner and music in Amagansett, New York, U.S.,  July 20, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris

Layton Guenther (R), director of Quail Hill Farm, gathers with other farmers for a potluck dinner and music in Amagansett, New York, U.S., July 20, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris

Layton Guenther (R), director of Quail Hill Farm, gathers with other farmers for a potluck dinner and music in Amagansett, New York, U.S., July 20, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris
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The chalk board at Quail Hill Farm, revised weekly to guide CSA members as to where to harvest, is seen in Amagansett, New York, U.S., July 19, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris

The chalk board at Quail Hill Farm, revised weekly to guide CSA members as to where to harvest, is seen in Amagansett, New York, U.S., July 19, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris

The chalk board at Quail Hill Farm, revised weekly to guide CSA members as to where to harvest, is seen in Amagansett, New York, U.S., July 19, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris
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Farmers weed and transplant crops at Amber Waves Farm in Amagansett, New York, U.S., July 11, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris

Farmers weed and transplant crops at Amber Waves Farm in Amagansett, New York, U.S., July 11, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris

Farmers weed and transplant crops at Amber Waves Farm in Amagansett, New York, U.S., July 11, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris
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Marilee Foster's brother and farming partner, Dean, takes an evening flight over Foster Farm to check on crops and the deer population in Sagaponack, on New York's Long Island, U.S., July 14, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris

Marilee Foster's brother and farming partner, Dean, takes an evening flight over Foster Farm to check on crops and the deer population in Sagaponack, on New York's Long Island, U.S., July 14, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris

Marilee Foster's brother and farming partner, Dean, takes an evening flight over Foster Farm to check on crops and the deer population in Sagaponack, on New York's Long Island, U.S., July 14, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris
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Chickens are seen at the Quail Hill Farm in Amagansett, New York, U.S., July 2, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris

Chickens are seen at the Quail Hill Farm in Amagansett, New York, U.S., July 2, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris

Chickens are seen at the Quail Hill Farm in Amagansett, New York, U.S., July 2, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris
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Quail Hill farmer Alicia Mountain works in Amagansett, New York, U.S. July 2, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris

Quail Hill farmer Alicia Mountain works in Amagansett, New York, U.S. July 2, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris

Quail Hill farmer Alicia Mountain works in Amagansett, New York, U.S. July 2, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris
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Marilee Foster of Foster Farm relaxes at the end of a long day of farming on her family farm in Sagaponack, on New York's Long Island, U.S., July 14, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris

Marilee Foster of Foster Farm relaxes at the end of a long day of farming on her family farm in Sagaponack, on New York's Long Island, U.S., July 14, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris

Marilee Foster of Foster Farm relaxes at the end of a long day of farming on her family farm in Sagaponack, on New York's Long Island, U.S., July 14, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris
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Produce, including blueberries and rhubarb, are seen at Amber Waves Farm in Amagansett, New York, U.S., July 2, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris

Produce, including blueberries and rhubarb, are seen at Amber Waves Farm in Amagansett, New York, U.S., July 2, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris

Produce, including blueberries and rhubarb, are seen at Amber Waves Farm in Amagansett, New York, U.S., July 2, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris
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Farming equipment is seen on Foster Farm in Sagaponack, on New York's Long Island, U.S., July 8, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris

Farming equipment is seen on Foster Farm in Sagaponack, on New York's Long Island, U.S., July 8, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris

Farming equipment is seen on Foster Farm in Sagaponack, on New York's Long Island, U.S., July 8, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris
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Layton Guenther, director of Quail Hill Farm, gathers with other farmers for a potluck dinner and music in Amagansett, New York, U.S., July 20, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris

Layton Guenther, director of Quail Hill Farm, gathers with other farmers for a potluck dinner and music in Amagansett, New York, U.S., July 20, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris

Layton Guenther, director of Quail Hill Farm, gathers with other farmers for a potluck dinner and music in Amagansett, New York, U.S., July 20, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris
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Layton Guenther, director of Quail Hill Farm, jump starts a pick-up truck in Amagansett, New York, U.S., July 20, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris

Layton Guenther, director of Quail Hill Farm, jump starts a pick-up truck in Amagansett, New York, U.S., July 20, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris

Layton Guenther, director of Quail Hill Farm, jump starts a pick-up truck in Amagansett, New York, U.S., July 20, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris
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Potatoes harvested by Marilee Foster of Foster Farm are seen in Sagaponack, on New York's Long Island, U.S., July 11, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris

Potatoes harvested by Marilee Foster of Foster Farm are seen in Sagaponack, on New York's Long Island, U.S., July 11, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris

Potatoes harvested by Marilee Foster of Foster Farm are seen in Sagaponack, on New York's Long Island, U.S., July 11, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris
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Vegetables are seen at the Quail Hill Farm in Amagansett, New York, U.S., July 4, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris

Vegetables are seen at the Quail Hill Farm in Amagansett, New York, U.S., July 4, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris

Vegetables are seen at the Quail Hill Farm in Amagansett, New York, U.S., July 4, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris
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Marilee Foster of Foster Farm works in Sagaponack, on New York's Long Island, U.S., July 2, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris

Marilee Foster of Foster Farm works in Sagaponack, on New York's Long Island, U.S., July 2, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris

Marilee Foster of Foster Farm works in Sagaponack, on New York's Long Island, U.S., July 2, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris
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Quail Hill farmers Layton Guenther (L) and Alicia Mountain eat breakfast at home before the day's farm work in Amagansett, New York, U.S., July 9, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris

Quail Hill farmers Layton Guenther (L) and Alicia Mountain eat breakfast at home before the day's farm work in Amagansett, New York, U.S., July 9, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris

Quail Hill farmers Layton Guenther (L) and Alicia Mountain eat breakfast at home before the day's farm work in Amagansett, New York, U.S., July 9, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris
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Marilee Foster of Foster Farm harvests potatoes on her family farm in Sagaponack, on New York's Long Island, U.S., July 11, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris

Marilee Foster of Foster Farm harvests potatoes on her family farm in Sagaponack, on New York's Long Island, U.S., July 11, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris

Marilee Foster of Foster Farm harvests potatoes on her family farm in Sagaponack, on New York's Long Island, U.S., July 11, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris
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Marilee Foster of Foster Farm relaxes at the end of a long day of farming on her family farm in Sagaponack, on New York's Long Island, U.S., July 14, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris

Marilee Foster of Foster Farm relaxes at the end of a long day of farming on her family farm in Sagaponack, on New York's Long Island, U.S., July 14, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris

Marilee Foster of Foster Farm relaxes at the end of a long day of farming on her family farm in Sagaponack, on New York's Long Island, U.S., July 14, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris
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Garlic dries in a greenhouse at Quail Hill Farm in Amagansett, New York, U.S., July 20, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris

Garlic dries in a greenhouse at Quail Hill Farm in Amagansett, New York, U.S., July 20, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris

Garlic dries in a greenhouse at Quail Hill Farm in Amagansett, New York, U.S., July 20, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris
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Quail Hill farmer Alicia Mountain stretches before the day's farm work in Amagansett, New York, U.S., July 9, 2019.  REUTERS/Lindsay Morris

Quail Hill farmer Alicia Mountain stretches before the day's farm work in Amagansett, New York, U.S., July 9, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris

Quail Hill farmer Alicia Mountain stretches before the day's farm work in Amagansett, New York, U.S., July 9, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay Morris
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